Medicare open enrollment counseling available |

Medicare open enrollment counseling available

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include a local number to call for counseling.

The Medicare open-enrollment period to sign up for 2020 Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage Plans continues through Dec. 7. During open enrollment, local State Health Insurance Assistance Plan counselors are offering sessions to all Medicare-qualified individuals.

Medicare is for people who are 65 or older and those who are eligible for Social Security based on a disability.

Counselors are available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. For more information and to schedule an appointment, call 970-315-1329.

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